South African cricketers up for top awards

09:10, August 20, 2010      

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The names of South African cricketers feature prominently in the list of nominees for the International Cricket Council (ICC) awards to be announced in Bangalore, India, on Oct. 6.

South Africa's Cricketer of the Year Hashim Amla and all- rounder Jacques Kallis are among eight players nominated in three categories for the awards.

According to the South African Press Association (SAPA), the other six players nominated in three categories are Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag from India, Shane Watson and Doug Bollinger from Australia and Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene.

The long lists of nominations were made by a five-man ICC selection panel chaired by former West Indies captain and current chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee, Clive Lloyd.

The panel also includes former international players Angus Fraser of England, Matthew Hayden of Australia, Ravi Shastri of India and Zimbabwe's Duncan Fletcher.

The award winners will be chosen based on performances between Aug. 24, 2009 and Aug. 10, 2010.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:李牧(实习))

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